Jan. 28th, 2022: The Art of the Dramatic Monologue
How does a dramatic monologue engage an audience differently and more personally than a dramatic dialogue? Dr. Anthony Esolen explores this question by discussing and analyzing dramatic monologues by Tennyson and others. He concludes with a presentation of his own dramatic monologue.
Nov. 5th, 2021: Dante and True Liberty
True freedom is to be free for something rather than free from something. Dante had it right, and the modern conception of freedom / liberty is a distortion of the Christian notion of freedom going back to St. Paul.